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Saturday 28 December 1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 28, 1996). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Miyu Yoshimoto . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Retroactive, directed by Louis Morneau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while The Christmas Tree by Julie Salamon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Sight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cookie and Bibi 2 or Archimedean Dynasty.
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What the sky looked like on 28 December 1996

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Directed by: Louis Morneau

Starring: Jim Belushi, Kylie Travis, Shannon Whirry, Frank Whaley

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Dinosaur Valley Girls

Directed by: Donald F. Glut

Starring: Jeff Rector, William Marshall, Griffin Drew, Harrison Ray

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I'm Not Rappaport

Directed by: Herb Gardner

Starring: Walter Matthau, Ossie Davis, Amy Irving, Craig T. Nelson

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Little Witches

Directed by: Jane Simpson

Starring: Mimi Rose, Sheeri Rappaport, Jennifer Rubin, Jack Nance

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Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

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Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

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Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Adventures of Shirley Holmes

L.A. Heat

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1996 ?

  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
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Sport Games on 28 December 1996

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Washington Bullets : 86 - 97
  • Boston Celtics - Sacramento Kings : 96 - 126
  • Charlotte Hornets - Detroit Pistons : 75 - 97
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Chicago Bulls : 97 - 102
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American Football
  • Jacksonville Jaguars - Buffalo Bills : 30 - 27
  • Minnesota Vikings - Dallas Cowboys : 15 - 40
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Man City : 2 - 0
  • Bolton - Southend : 3 - 1
  • Charlton - Wolves : 0 - 0
  • Dundee - East Fife : 6 - 0
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burnley - Gillingham : 5 - 1
  • Crewe - Bournemouth : 2 - 0
  • Preston - Bristol City : 0 - 2
  • Rotherham - Bury : 1 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 28, 1996 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1996 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam") - R. Kelly
  2. Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
  3. Nobody - Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage
  4. En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
  5. Ginuwine - Pony
  6. I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife") - Whitney Houston
  7. Mint Condition - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  8. No Diggity - BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre)
  9. No Time - Lil' Kim Featuring Puff Daddy
  10. You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You - New Edition
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Trapecista - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Asi Como Te Conoci - Marco Antonio Solis
  3. No Pude Enamorarme Mas - Los Tigres del Norte
  4. Palomita Blanca - Michael Salgado
  5. El Principe - Limite
  6. Siempre Hace Frio - Selena
  7. Ni Como Amigos - Los Mismos
  8. Amame Una Vez Mas - Amanda Miguel
  9. Ya No Te Creo Nada - Ana Barbara
  10. Como Es Posible Que A Mi Lado - Luis Miguel


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Christmas Tree

By: Julie Salamon

The Christmas Tree is the tale of a little girl named Anna, who is orphaned and sent to live in a convent.

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Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, Marci Shimoff

There are many ways to define a woman: daughter, mother, wife, professional, friend, student... We are each special and unique, yet we share a common connection.

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A Reporter's Life

By: Walter Cronkite

"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

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I'M Not Really Here

By: Tim Allen

The popular actor and comedian shares his observations on why things are the way they are while sharing his offbeat opinions about the meaning of life and his personal role in

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Archimedean Dynasty

Archimedean Dynasty

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Submarine Flight simulator

Publisher: Blue Byte Software

Cookie and Bibi 2

Cookie and Bibi 2

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Semicom



Platform: Arcade, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360

Genre: Role-playing, Social simulation

Publisher: JP Atlus, ASCII Corporation; NA Atlus; EU Koei, Ghostlight, Sega, Square Enix, NIS America, Zen United

Ganbare Goemon: Uchū Kaizoku Akogingu

Ganbare Goemon: Uchū Kaizoku Akogingu

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Store

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Two Much

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Happy Gilmore

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Bye Bye Birdie

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Unstrung Heroes

Studio: Hollywood

Format: VHS release

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The Cable Guy

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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